Little Goblin® Red Winterberry Holly Ilex verticillata
- Hardy Zones
- 3 - 9
- Part Sun to Sun
- Mature Size
- 36 - 60 Inches
Dwarf winterberry with lots of extra-large berries!
This unique winterberry brings you extra big and abundant rich-red berries on a dwarf plant. You will treasure this plant for gardens, mass plantings or as a cut branch. Its compact size makes it ideal for residential landscapes.
Mass plantings; hedges; cutting gardens. Its dwarf size makes it a good fit for container gardens and smaller landscapes. Ilex verticillata tolerates damp conditions, and may be used in rain garden and bioswales.
One male plant will pollinate 5-7 female plants; plant within 50' of one another to assure good pollination.
Adaptable to wet soils, does well in light and heavy soils. First class pick for planting in saturated areas.
It is best to avoid pruning winterberry hollies - pruning at any time of the year will impact the number of flowers and the quantity of fruit that the plant sets. Little pruning should be required, though very old branches can be removed in early spring if they are no longer producing vigorous growth.
According to the Humane Society of America Ilex berries can be toxic to pets. This is means that the plants are generally identified as having the capability for producing a toxic reaction.